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This is a place that immerses you – that surprises and inspires you. With friends, with family: enjoy one of the UK’s most creative waterside destinations.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

27th - 28th November 2021

The Maker’s Market November

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

Winter Box on the Docks
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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

19th November - 1st March 2021

Winter Box on the Docks

Box on the Docks’ winter season combines festive cocktails, street food and a cosy tipi alongside its art-adorned sheds and greenhouses.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

30th - 31st October 2021

The Maker’s Market October

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

Quays Festival
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ArtsArt

14th - 15th August 2021

Quays Festival

Quays Festival returns this August with an explosion of colour and free activity across the weekend of Sat 14 – Sun 15 August for everyone to enjoy.

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ArtsArt

1st - 29th August 2021

SUMMER AT MEDIA CITY

Summer at MediaCity supports the national Summer of Play campaign to get children outside and playing with a host of free activities for families every Wednesday and Saturday throughout August.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

24th - 25th July 2021

The Maker’s Market July

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

26th - 27th June 2021

The Maker’s Market June

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

28th - 30th April 2021

The Maker’s Market August

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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ArtsArt

13th December 2020

Box on the Docks: Unwrapped – Sunday

For one weekend only, artists who have created the acclaimed Box on the Docks public art display at MediaCityUK will open up their boxes and give visitors the chance to purchase their original art works ranging from paintings, jewellery to ceramics.

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ArtsArt

12th December 2020

Box On The Docks: Unwrapped – Saturday

For one weekend only, artists who have created the acclaimed Box on the Docks public art display at MediaCityUK will open up their boxes and give visitors the chance to purchase their original art works ranging from paintings, jewellery to ceramics.